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'Cops' moves to Spike after FOX cancels long-running series

One of the longest-running series in primetime is jumping networks: FOX has canceled "Cops," but the show has found a new home on cable at Spike."Cops" has been around for almost as long as FOX has. It premiered in March 1989, about 2 1/2 years after the network launched, and was one of the shows that helped the network establish its identity. FOX, however, reduced the show's order for this season and has now officially canceled the show after 25 seasons.Spike is more than happy to keep the franchise rolling, though. It will pick up new episodes of the docu-series starting the fall and will keep the show in its long-time Saturday timeslot."'Cops' is a remarkable series that has been able to sustain strong ratings well into its third decade, a monumental achievement in television," says Kevin Kay, president of Spike TV. "As we continue to grow and expand our audience, new episodes of 'Cops,'...

TV Ratings: Tim Tebow's AFC playoff loss is CBS' gain

Fast national ratings for Saturday, Jan. 14Tim Tebow's prayers weren't enough to push the Denver Broncos past the New England Patriots for a win in Saturday's AFC playoff game, but CBS benefited in a big way, scoring a major win in ratings and coming out way ahead of ABC's live Miss America pageant broadcast.CBS drew a massive 29 million viewers and a 15.8 rating/26 share in households. FOX followed with 8.6 million viewers (5.1/8). ABC (5.4 million, 3.3/5) and NBC (2.6 million, 1.6, 3) brought up the rear.Unsurprisingly, CBS also dominated the adults 18-49 demographic -- pulling a healthy 10.6....